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Artificial Intelligence and Racial and Ethnic Inequalities in Health and Care call

 

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For help with your application contact aihi@ccfnihr.atlassian.net

For more information about the funding programme, visit the AI webpage

The Artificial Intelligence and Racial and Ethnic Inequalities in Health and Care call will supports research to advance AI and data-driven technologies in health in ways that better meet the needs of minority ethnic populations.

The call, which is part of the NHSX's NHS AI Lab AI Ethics Initiative, will fund two categories of research:

  1. Understanding and enabling the opportunities to use AI to address inequalities
  2. Optimisingdatasets, and improving AI development, testing and deployment

Both categories will fund projects of 12 to 24 months duration.

This one stage funding call is open to UK-based higher education institutions, third sector organisations, charities, and NHS organisations or providers of NHS or social care services.

The call opens on Wednesday 24 March 2021. The deadline for applications is 13:00 on Wednesday 21 April 2021.

Applicant webinar

A webinar will be held on Wednesday 10 March 2021, 12:30 to 14:35, to introduce the NHS AI Lab AI Ethics Initiative. Potential applicants will have an opportunity to hear about the first three projects in the initiative and ask questions about the Racial and Ethnic Inequalities in Health and Care funding call. Sign up online.